1. Introduction. Please read this page carefully. It contains the terms and conditions (the “Terms and Conditions”) governing your access to and use of the CareerBuilder Talent Network and the Services (as each are defined below) provided by CareerBuilder, LLC or one of its divisions (collectively, “CareerBuilder”). If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions or you do not meet or comply with their provisions, you may not use the CareerBuilder Talent Network or Services. These Terms and Conditions are effective as of August 5, 2013.
2. Binding Agreement. These Terms and Conditions (as they may be amended from time to time by CareerBuilder) form a binding agreement (the “Agreement”) between you and CareerBuilder. Your access to or use of the CareerBuilder Talent Network or Services indicates your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. You are agreeing to use the Talent Network at your own risk.
3. Certain Definitions. The following definitions apply to this Agreement:
3.1 “CareerBuilder Materials” includes any materials, methodologies, implementation plans or other intellectual property used during the provision of Services.
3.2 “Content” includes all Text, Graphics, Design and Programming used on the Talent Network.
3.3 “Design” includes the color combinations and the page layout of the Talent Network.
3.4 “Document” refers to any posting to the Talent Network, whether job or resume.
3.5 “Employer” means the person or entity whose career and employment opportunities are promoted on this Talent Network.
3.6 “Graphics” includes all logos, buttons, and other graphical elements on the Talent Network, with the exception of paid advertising banners.
3.7 “Job Seeker” means a User who is accessing the Talent Network to search for a job or in any other capacity except as an Employer.
3.9 “Services” means any services provided by CareerBuilder or its agents.
3.10 “Talent Network” means a recruiting platform operated by CareerBuilder and customized for an Employer and includes the Content, Text, Graphics, Design, Programming, CareerBuilder Materials and Services (as applicable in each context).
3.11 “Text” includes all text on every page of the Talent Network, whether editorial, navigational, or instructional.
3.12 “User” refers to any individual or entity that uses any aspect of the Talent Network.
3.13 “You” or “you” means the person who (or the entity on behalf of whom you are acting) that is agreeing to these Terms and Conditions.
4. Intellectual Property Rights and Acceptable Use of the Talent Network and Services.
4.1 General Use Rules. The Talent Network is intended for individuals seeking employment and for employers or recruiters seeking candidates for employment. You may use the Talent Network only for lawful purposes within the stated context of CareerBuilder’s intended and acceptable use of the Talent Network. CareerBuilder is the sole interpreter of the Talent Network’s intended and acceptable use.
4.2 CareerBuilder Intellectual Property Rights. The Talent Network, the CareerBuilder Materials and all right, title and interest in and to the Talent Network and CareerBuilder Materials are the sole property of CareerBuilder or its licensors, and are protected by United States and foreign copyright, trademark and other laws. Except for the limited licenses expressly granted to you in these Terms and Conditions, CareerBuilder reserves for itself and its licensors all other rights, title and interest. Without limitation on the foregoing, you may no